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is on hold for the top u.s. general in afghanistan. >> investigators now combing through his e-mail communications with the tampa socialite who prompted the investigation that forced david petraeus to resign. danielle nottingham brings us the latest. >> reporter: the pieces are slowly coming together. and lawmakers here on capitol hill are concerned the fallout will interfere with their investigation into the deadly attack in benghazi, libya. the pentagon is investigating general john allen, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. in connection with the scandal that took down cia director david petraeus. >> general allen is entitled to due process in this matter. >> reporter: the fbi gave the penalty gone more than 20,000 pages of -- pentagon more than 20,000 pages of e-mail communication with allen and tampa socialite jill kelley. she went to the fbi with anonymous threatening e-mails and agents traced those to paula broadwell and uncovered her affair with petraeus. one defense official describes them as flirtatious. another official tells cbs news some of the e-mails were more
about the deadly attacks on the u.s. consulate in libya. his testimony comes as we are learning more about the scandal that forced him to resign. we've got the latest. >> reporter: anita and dave, days after stepping down as head of the cia, david petraeus will tell congress what he knows about the deadly attack. as the increasing sex scandal unfolds. >> reporter: the former cia director will meet with lawmakers behind closed doors on friday to talk about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. it is his first public appearance since resigning in disgrace over an affair with his biographer. the attorney general said that petraeus did not put the nation at risk. >> we made the determination as we were going through the matter that there was not a threat to national security. >> reporter: the fbi uncovered the affair, investigating e- mails she sent to jill kelley and the general who exceeded petraeus as the u.s. commander in afghanistan. and now the pentagon is looking at e-mails between allen and kelly. defense secretary says that he thinks the scandal stops there. >> i'm not awar
to testify this week on capitol hill about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. acting cia director mike morrell will testify instead. >> from my point of view it's absolutely essential that he give testimony before the congress so we can figure out benghazi. >> reporter: the fbi uncovered petraeus' extramarital fair with his biographer paula broadwell after a second woman, jill kelley, reported receiving anonymous threatening e-mails. kelley and her husband knew petraeus and his wife socially. there's no evidence of romantic involvement between kelley and petraeus. there are reports broadwell's computer may have contained classified information. if true, that's another issue congress is sure to want to investigate. in washington i'm randall pinkston, back to you, derek. >> speaking at the university of denver last month broadwell said the cia had detainees in benghazi and that is what sparked the attack. the cia says not. so president obama did sign an order in 2009 outlawing those operations. >>> our health alert tonight, a new study suggests moms that get sick with
is critical. the presidential race, and the u.s. senate race. it is one of the most closely watched senate races in the country. and it could determine which parthas control over the senate. now, recent polls show tim kaine with a slight edge over george allen. but within the margin of error. we will be checking in with you throughout the night. live from rich mondays, andrea mccarren, 9news now. back to you. >> we'll see you then. and speaking of that race, nearly 200 people were lined up before the polls even opened in mount vernon. the voters hat washington -- at washington mill elementary school were joined by republican candidate george allen. allen used the opportunity to do some last-minute campaigning in the critical and closely watched race. despite the initial long wait voters were not deterred. >> it took me about 30 seconds to actually vote. but it took me about an hour to get through the line. >> we just stood in line for an hour and a half to make sure we cast our vote. that's what it means to us. >> democrat tim kaine cast his ballot this morning in richmond. that's where ca
attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the new details are still being worked out. >> the president added that he had an extraordinary career and by his own assessment that he did not meet the standards of his job. at the white house, daniel. >> continues with our peggy fox. neighbors are reacting to the media stake out at broadwell's brother's home. >> reporter: this is where paula is staying and photographers and photo journalists are standing out here camping out waiting for paula to come outside and say something. it's been like a came of cat and mouse. she came out early this morning in the 5:00 a.m. for an early morning run and gave most photographers the slip. >> it's just crazy. it's like a small big town. >> the stake out the paula's brother's home includes a dozen of photo journalists. >> i thought it was a movie set. >> some are on the sidewalk and some are in the public alleyway behind the house. that's where we met marian. >> we all love the big yellow house. but nobody knows just how much it has an infamous history. >> the photographers who took pictures through a wind
. and the decisions congress makes will affect the economy, the u.s. credit rating and the national debt. anita? >> that's staggering. all right, thank you. speaker boehner favorites simplifying the tax codes by limiting the number ofexemption. it's one day after about 100,000 people took to the streets and protest. the demonstrators tried to stop the lawmakers from passing a new round of budget cuts. but they back up the measures to save them from bankruptcy. they fired the water canyons with the demonstrators. it was the biggest rally there in over a year. and stocks flipped again in this country. while it was not as dramatic as yesterday, investors, they are still concerned about the potential for gridlock. but they finished the day down 120 points to close at 12,811. >> all right, not too bad out there. a little sunshine, which is the big view as you would say. >> and things to come over the weekend, right? >> yes, it is. it looks warmer than what it was. up to 30 miles an hour that made it look cooler, but they would die down tomorrow and they will be on the way. >> yes, that's what i thou
fairs nation wide for the u.s. chamber of commerce. she talks about the challenges for veterans. >> a military person that has been deployed is coming back. the job in the local community hey be taken so they have a disadvantage. >> reporter: unemployment for post-9/11 veterans has been declining but remains stubbornly above the national average. >> it's difficult, and it's somewhat stressful. >> reporter: francis roberts retired from the army national guard after 22 years as an officer, now seeks a second career as a human resources executive. >> it's a different mind-set, and that is the challenge, is getting out of a military type mind-set, where you're always focused and you're always moving towards something, and then you come into the civilian sector, and they may not move as fast as what you've been trained to move at. >> reporter: so far the hiring our heroes program has put more than 10,000 veterans to work out of 300 events like this one. but the goal is to employ a half million. at joint base anacostia bowling, scott broom, 9news now. >> we must note unemployment is p
at this difficult time. holly petraeus is the assistant director of the u.s. consumer and financial protection agency and has built a reputation fighting for the rights of military families. >> outside the gates of military installations there's usually a strip out there with the buy here, pay here car dealers, the check cashing, the payday loans, the pawn shops. always for them to basically cut into their paycheck by taking out debt to buy things. >> reporter: her work has been to protect those families. >> i realize some of what you're going through. >> reporter: under a national spotlight it is her own family in need of help and protection. she knows of military honor. she was the daughter of the commadant at west point where she met petraeus. >> what more can you tell us about the reputation of david petraeus and why did he have to quit, gary? >> reporter: a couple things. this is a man who literally rewrote the book on how the military deals with counter insurgency. he changed the strategy in iraq and turned that war around, largely responsible for the surge in afghanistan that arguab
lawmakers he believed all along terrorists carried out the attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. lawmakers are trying to sort out what the obama administration knew and understand why five days after the attack, u.n. ambassador susan rice was talking about a spontaneous protest. democrats who listened to petraeus testify were quick to defend rice. >> she used the unclassified talking points that were signed off on by the entire intelligence community. so criticisms of her are completely unwarranted. >> reporter: in both hearings friday, petraeus addressed his resignation because of an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. lawmakers said the former cia director apologized and assured them his personal situation had no bearing on the benghazi investigation. senator john mccain said general petraeus told him that he never spoke to the president about benghazi. he dealt with the director of national intelligence. on capitol hill, daniel nottingham. lesli, back to you. >>> and top national security officials were on capitol hill this week to deal with
was hurt. >> reporter: the u.s. marshals closed in. a helicopter from the department of homeland security was dispatched. stuart is charged with three counts of attempted capitol murder, weapons charges, terror charges. and they stem from three pipe bombings on tuesday morning. and filed charges against stuart. the 25-year-old stuart has been considered a cyber bully block, the revelations of our lord, in which he deraves the girlfriend. >>> now more information on the stafford county sheriff's department tonight, they say that law enforcement officers, they disabled his vehicle in montana and that stuart took off running on foot with his loaded handguns. no reports at this time that say that there were any shots fired. but that montana police did take them into custody. we'll have more information as we get it. i'm peggy fox reporting, back to you. >> i cannot remember a time when we have heard of a high- speed chase when pipe bombs were literally thrown. bizarre case, peggy, thank you. >>> three days after sandy slammed the mid-atlantic in the northeast, the death toll continues to clim
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